Mrs. Hornback was born in England. She studied Lettering Arts with Master Penman and Scribes for eight years, going on to own H.M.S. Protocol & Etiquette, Sign With Prestige, and co- Artech Dental Ceramics. Beyond teaching penmanship at Ridgeview, Mrs. Hornback is a public speaker and presenter of seminars on Business and Corporate Protocol & Etiquette, Dining Skills, Social Skills, and International Protocol.
Additionally, she teaches broad edge pen and pointed pen calligraphy, and cursive handwriting. Mrs. Hornback also serves as a board member (2nd Vice President) of IAMPETH (International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers, and Teachers of Handwriting). She is also the Co-Director and Co-Instructor with Master Penman, Michael Sull, of the American Cursive Instructor Certification Program (ACICP).